Recent Articles in ‘Outdoor Living’


Artistic spark

The Carbon furniture designed by Maxwell Newhouse brings the outdoors into the living space


Patio living

There is a wealth of choice to help turn outdoor space into an extension of the home.


Outdoor living

A utilitarian backyard is transformed into an attractive space that invites full enjoyment of this vital extension of the home.


Pool Persuasion

Whether for laps, games or a place to sit, today’s swimming pools often resemble backyard resorts.


Patio Playtime

Colour and comfort, function and flexibility will turn the outdoors into stunning living areas this summer.


Back Yard Living

Deck designer Paul Lafrance likes to think outside the box and stretch his clients’ imaginations when it comes to their outdoor living space.


Condo balconies an extension of home space

In years past, they’ve sometimes been ignored, under utilized and relegated to being used for storage.


Crank up the colour for outdoor spaces

Plants, cushions, bold accents among effective, inexpensive solutions for breathing new life into outdoor spaces


Create A Room With A View

Take the inside out and make the perfect spot to entertain or just relax


Outdoor Oasis

From barbecuing to billiards, putting practice to surround sound, there are so many ways to expand the enjoyment of your own backyard


Gifts for Green Thumbs

There are things I know for sure that gardeners love getting for Christmas.


Cone Flower Power

Plant breeders have been generating an Echinacea revolution, giving us cone flowers in an amazing spectrum of colours.


Fire Up the Grill

The kettle-style barbecue of old is still around, but competing with this classic is a vast selection of grills and accessories that will entice you to ‘get outside and cook.’


The Open Air Living Room

Summer’s the time to reproduce your comfortable, cosy living room outside the home.

This indoor pool and spa combination by Alka Pool Construction is both elegant and inviting.

House Extension

Whether you have a large patio and garden or a small balcony, expand your home and take advantage of your outdoor space.